Fresh Spam

Fresh Spam

“A fridge has been discovered sending out spam emails after a web attack managed to compromise smart gadgets.” So the BBC reports (17th January 2014, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-25780908). I find this deeply disturbing. Not that I am the owner of any smart...

A Matter of Some Gravity

It’s unusual for the laws of physics to become prominent in our minds during the course of everyday life but various news items this week remind us how we live in the shadow of some fundamental truths. Scientists at the laboratory in Cern think they have discovered...